THAILAND
HOTELS, GESTHOUSES AND ACCOMMODATION In Thailand, it is not accepted to classify hotels as stars. Although the Russian tour operators assign them, starting from personal opinions and ideas. Most hotels…

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Greenland or Qalallit Nunaat
SHOPPING Shops in the cities. In Greenland, a wide range of products can be found in the supermarket. Since almost all, with the exception of fish and some meat products,…

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Monthly Archives: December 2018

The Republic of Austria is a state in the center of Europe

SHOPPING
Typically, shops are open from 8:00 to 18:30, and some of them can be closed at lunch time for 1-2 hours. On Saturdays, shops are usually open until lunchtime, on Sundays and during national holidays they are closed. At resorts and tourist centers, shops can work until 21:00, and station buildings – until 23: 00. Tobacco products are sold only in special licensed kiosks or in vending machines.
When shopping for an amount over 75 EUR, you can return the VAT (about 13%). Tax refund is made at the airport in the presence of a check. VAT refund is carried out either in cash directly at customs, or in the form of a check or bank transfer.
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AUSTRALIA

SHOPPING
Mode of operation of stores in different states is different. As a rule, large stores are open from 9:00 to 17:30 on weekdays and from 9:00 to 17:00 on Saturdays. One day a week (Thursday or Friday) they work until 21:00. Some outlets are open on Sundays from 10:00 to 16:00.
Australia’s “business card” is precious and semiprecious stones: opals, sapphires, pink diamonds (they are mined here), pearls. Plus, of course, the crafts of the aborigines: the inevitable boomerangs, little things of wood, earthenware.
SEA AND BEACHES
Australia – the richest “number of beaches per capita country. Only on the mainland there are about 11,000 beaches, and about 800 permanent beaches on large and small islands near the Green Continent. Continue reading

Cuba - an island nation in the northern part of the Caribbean
SHOPPING As a souvenir from Cuba, products and jewelry made of coral in combination with silver, Cuban rum, cigars, CDs with salsa melodies, local musical instruments, T-shirts and caps featuring…

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Cayman Islands - Overseas Territory of Great Britain in the Caribbean
SHOPPING On the Cayman Islands - the mass of Duty free shops, where literally everything is sold, from fine emeralds to Cuban cigars and modern electronics. There are many tourist…

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